Consumer Price Index (CPI) August 2019

 

The monthly change, August 2019 compared to July 2019, was a decrease of -0.81 percent. This is compared to a monthly decrease of -0.55 percent in the previous month of July 2019. The most significant monthly price increases were Tobacco & Narcotics and Transport (+4.24%) and (+2.76) respectively. For transport, it was mainly due to increases in prices for air tickets during Hajj season. Most of the upwards contribution came from prices of Passenger transport by air. (+12.56%).

Change In The Price Indices For August 2019

The All Groups CPI monthly change for August 2019 was a decrease of -0.81 percent. This is compared to an increase of -0.55 percent recorded for July 2019.

 

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